Product made for the exhibition “Return Journey. Art of the Americas in Spain”. Museo Nacional del Prado. Madrid, October 5, 2021 - February 13, 2022.
"The Three Mulattos of Esmeraldas" notebook
Graph paper. Wire-o binding. 21 x 26 cm. 100 sheets (200 pages).
Andrés Sánchez Galque's The Three Mulattos of Esmeraldas (1599) depicts the Arobe, descendants of black slaves who led an indigenous resistance group on the Ecuadorian coast. This notebook depicts two of them on a blue background, dressed in Spanish gowns, pre-Hispanic ornaments, Asian silks and African shark's tooth necklaces.